Avoiding New Fads

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction The worldly, fashion-mad nature of humankind has changed little through the centuries. Luke provides an interesting description of the philosophers whom Paul encountered at Mars Hill in…

Strong and Fully Armed

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction A recurring metaphor in the New Testament likens the church to a spiritual army and its members to soldiers (Phi. 2:25; 1 The. 5:8; 1 Tim. 6:12;…

Annihilationism—A Spiritually Fatal Innovation

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Hell has fallen on hard times. The most frequent reference to it nowadays is as a term of cursing, swearing, or intensification of expression. Others use it in…

Unity in (Spite of) Diversity

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction Is a renewed and intensified “unity” initiative with the Independent Christian Church (ICC) underway? Abilene Christian University had an ICC preacher on its lectureship not very long…

The Gospel of Christ Is Unchanged and Unchanging

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The cry for change was the main theme of William Jefferson Clinton and a press bi­ased toward him in the last presidential campaign. This cry was what swept…